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NEWS RELEASE: The Town of Grimsby Appoints a New Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk

Town Council and Chief Administrative Officer, Sarah Kim, are pleased to announce that after a comprehensive recruitment process, Victoria Steele has accepted the position of Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk at the Town of Grimsby. The Town is excited to find a candidate who will not only meet the many demands of the comprehensive position, but will also be a key resource to our community, Council, and Staff.

As Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk, Victoria will oversee administration of Council and Committee meetings, records management, policies and procedures, municipal licensing, regulatory and statutory By-laws, and municipal and school board elections. In addition, she will serve as a legislative advisor to Council, the CAO and Corporate Leadership Team, to maintain strategic, collaborative operations and a positive corporate culture.

With more than 10 years experience in the public sector, Victoria brings a wealth of experience and has previously worked at the Town of Niagara on the Lake, where she held multiple roles including Strategy and Government Relations Officer, Acting Town Clerk and Manager of Legislative Services, and Executive Assistant and Communications Officer to Lord Mayor and CAO.

Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts, a post-graduate certificate in Public Administration, a certificate from the AMCTO Clerks Institute, and a Diploma of Municipal Administration. 

As a trusted advisor to Council, Senior Leadership, Staff and the public, Victoria will be a great addition to the team. She will join the Clerk’s Department on January 17, 2024.


“The role of Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk is crucial to the success of any municipality,” says Sarah Kim, Chief Administrative Officer at the Town of Grimsby. “Victoria’s ability to lead and mentor teams is an asset to the Town of Grimsby and we’re confident she will not only deliver customer service excellence, but foster a productive workplace environment, all while dedicating her time to serve our community, Council and Staff”.

“The role of a Town Clerk is vital to maintain an efficacious Council that serves the community,” says Mayor Jeff Jordan. “I welcome Victoria to the team and trust her experience, education, and skillset will bring great success to the Town of Grimsby.”

Contact Information:

Christina Davidson

Communications Specialist | 905-945-9634

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Town of Grimsby
160 Livingston Avenue
Grimsby ON, L3M 0J5
Phone: 905-945-9634
Fax: 905-945-5010

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